Telephone Townhall

On March 3th at 6:30 p.m., Sen. Costa held a live Telephone Townhall Meeting. Participants were able to ask questions as well as listen to a discussion about issues that are important to our area. Click below to listen.

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Senate Democrats: Wolf Budget Proposal Bold, Responsible, Necessary

Plan includes historic tax relief, business tax shifts, education, and job initiatives Harrisburg – March 3, 2015 – Senate Democratic leaders today said that Gov. Tom Wolf’s first budget proposal is a “bold, responsible and…   Continue reading →

Costa: Murray was Transformative Leader, Scholar, Public Servant

Harrisburg – Feb. 11, 2015 – State Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement regarding the death of Dr. John E. Murray, Jr., chancellor and professor of law at Duquesne University.  Murray’s death was announced today. …   Continue reading →

Costa Comments on Gov. Wolf’s Severance Tax Proposal

Harrisburg – Feb. 11, 2015 – State Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement concerning Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to use a new proposed 5 percent gas severance tax to renew Pennsylvania’s investment in…   Continue reading →

Sen. Costa to Hold Community Meeting Regarding Homestead Fire

Harrisburg – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) will hold a community meeting at 6 p.m., TODAY, Feb, 10, with county, state and local officials as well as first responders, social service organizations and residents…   Continue reading →

Costa, Kitchen Applaud Wolf Administration Decision on Medicaid Expansion

Harrisburg – Feb 9, 2014 – Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Health and Welfare Committee Chair Shirley Kitchen (D-Philadelphia) released the following statement after Gov. Wolf announced plans today to…   Continue reading →

Costa & Vulakovich Reintroducing Waterfront Development Measure

HARRISBURG, Jan. 21, 2015 – Working to spur economic development along Pennsylvania’s waterfront areas, Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Jay Costa (D-43) are reintroducing legislation intended to encourage private investment in job creation efforts, environmental improvements…   Continue reading →

Costa Comments on Heroic Actions of Rankin Police Chief

 Harrisburg, Dec. 5, 2014 — State Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) expressed his thoughts today on the life-saving actions of Rankin Police Chief Ryan Wooten who responded to a serious two-vehicle crash with multiple injuries on…   Continue reading →

Costa, Hughes: Corbett, Republicans Accountable for $ 2 Billion Deficit

Harrisburg – Dec. 3, 2014 – Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Senate Democratic Appropriations Chair Sen. Vincent J. Hughes (D-Phila.) said the $ 2 billion plus budget deficit disclosed at today’s Mid-Year Budget…   Continue reading →

Costa Excited to Serve Citizens in Reconfigured Senate District

Harrisburg – Dec. 1, 2014 – State Sen. Jay Costa (D- Allegheny) said today that he was excited to begin serving citizens in the newly configured 43rd Senate District. “As a result of reapportionment, all Senate…   Continue reading →

 

 

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